The Making of a Montreal Mural

Artist Dodo Ose has created another grand work in  downtown Montreal. Titled The Fountain of Bartholdi the piece is on St. Marc Street at Ste. Catherine. The photos below provide a glimpse of the process and the final product.   Meet the artist below.   DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likesContinue reading “The Making of a Montreal Mural”

Montreal Wall Art: Out With The Old

A year or so ago I was walking through downtown Montreal when I came upon artist Camnovak working on a mural. I didn’t disturb him while he was creating, but when I posted the photo, on the left below, to Instagram he replied with a  “thanks”. Now he has created a new piece where theContinue reading “Montreal Wall Art: Out With The Old”

Hand-drawn envelopes; works of art that probably wouldn’t be delivered today

My maternal grandmother’s brother, which I believe makes him my Great Uncle, Earnest Deegan, was a well traveled man. During the early part of the last century he was what was then known as a “Gentleman’s Gentleman” – a butler or valet. This profession took him to places far and wide, exotic and remote. HisContinue reading “Hand-drawn envelopes; works of art that probably wouldn’t be delivered today”

Hand-drawn envelopes; works of art that probably wouldn’t be delivered today

My maternal grandmother’s brother, which I believe makes him my Great Uncle, Earnest Deegan, was a well traveled man. During the early part of the last century he was what was then known as a “Gentleman’s Gentleman” – a butler or valet. This profession took him to places far and wide, exotic and remote. HisContinue reading “Hand-drawn envelopes; works of art that probably wouldn’t be delivered today”